Graduate Civil Engineer

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South West
£27,000 to £27,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£27000 - £27000 Per Annum + Benefits
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Graduate Civil Engineer - Water
Location: South West UK
Salary: £27,000

South West Water, alongside Viridor, are part of Pennon Group and provide reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

As our new Graduate Civil Engineer within South West Water, you'll provide support to the project management team and support delivery assurance to the business enabling it to meet its operational and long-term objectives. You'll support and manage the delivery of water and sewerage related schemes to repair, improve or replace existing water infrastructure assets.

As part of the Graduate Civil Engineer role, you'll ensure projects are delivered according to best practice engineering and project management techniques and standards appropriate to the scale and type of projects and delivered to the identified business benefits that also comply with legislative, statutory financial and company requirements.

We're looking for someone who is graduating this year or has graduated in Civil Engineering or wider engineering disciplines. You'll have good awareness of CDM regulations, contract management, environmental legislation, H&S legislation and engineering requirements.

Experience of delivering projects to cost, quality and time parameters in an engineering environment through work experience or projects during academic studies is key alongside practical experience of translating business analysis, requirements definition and business case production into practical implementation.

The successful Graduate Civil Engineer will be a strong communicator and able to build relationships at all levels both internally and externally. You'll have strong organisation and planning skills, able to balance conflicting priorities and work to deadlines, whilst also being able to think innovatively identifying opportunities and risk.

Knowledge or experience of drinking water and waste water industry sector would be advantageous but not essential. Similarly, developing and implementing multiple projects including providing assurance and governance.

You'll gain hands on experience in civil engineering, project management, developing technical and behavioural skills and qualifications for the future and career development.

There will be some travel involved in this graduate role, therefore a full UK driving license is essential.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a competitive salary and range of benefits including pension scheme, optional contributory health care scheme and flexible benefits.

The closing date is 5pm on 1st June 2019. Selection and Assessment stages will be undertaken through June to August 2019. Our intake date is early October 2019.

This is an exciting time to join our fast-growing business.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click Apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392856811
Contact: Abbie Hodell

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